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HCN

Abbreviation for hydrocyanic acid.

hydrogen cyanide (HCN)

an extremely poisonous, colorless, toxic, volatile liquid or gas with the aroma of bitter almonds. It occurs naturally in almonds and in the stone pits of peaches, plums, and other fruits. Inhalation of the gas can cause death within a minute. When dissolved in water, it is called hydrocyanic acid or prussic acid.

HCN

Abbreviation for hydrogen cyanide.

HCN

hydrocyanic acid.
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